Stephen Hagiochristophorites

  • killing of hagiochristophorites, miniature by jean colombe in les passages d'outremer [fr] (c. 1473), bnf.

    stephen hagiochristophorites (greek: Στέφανος Ἁγιοχριστοφορίτης, stephanos hagiochristophorites; ca. 1130 – 11 september 1185) was the most powerful member of the court of byzantine emperor andronikos i komnenos (ruled 1182–85), and was killed by isaac ii angelos, who the next day deposed and replaced andronikos, while trying to arrest him.

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Killing of Hagiochristophorites, miniature by Jean Colombe in Les Passages d'outremer [fr] (c. 1473), BNF.

Stephen Hagiochristophorites (Greek: Στέφανος Ἁγιοχριστοφορίτης, Stephanos Hagiochristophorites; ca. 1130 – 11 September 1185) was the most powerful member of the court of Byzantine emperor Andronikos I Komnenos (ruled 1182–85), and was killed by Isaac II Angelos, who the next day deposed and replaced Andronikos, while trying to arrest him.